All Coping with loss and bereavement articles

  • Bereavement, grief and loss during Covid-19
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    COVID-19 bereavement, grief and loss

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about managing bereavement, grief and loss in the face of Covid-19.

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    Helping a child through a bereavement

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    As a parent or other important adult in their life, you can’t protect a child from the inevitability of loss, but you can help them to feel safe while they process the death of someone close to them.

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    Dealing with a bereavement – understanding types of grief

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    Bereavement can be experienced differently depending on the circumstances. It’s important to understand the types of grief so that we can support ourselves as well as others. 

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    Dealing with a bereavement – the five stages of grief

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    The Kübler-Ross five stages of grief model is a helpful way to understand the human response to loss. We don’t enter and leave each individual stage in a linear fashion, but go back and forth as we recover.

  • Dealing-with-a-bereavement-–-Supporting-yourself-and-others
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    Dealing with a bereavement – supporting yourself and others

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    Losing a loved one can be an overwhelming experience, even if the death was expected. It’s not uncommon to feel like you’re living in a nightmare from which you can’t wake up. Grief is a natural part of life and with the right help, you can move forward.

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    What to do when someone dies

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    Losing someone close to us is arguably one of the most difficult experiences we can go through. Bereavement can be made even more traumatic when we don’t know what practical steps to take, or where to turn to first.

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    What to do when a colleague dies

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    Any death – at whatever age, and by whatever cause – is distressing. And while people leave jobs for all sorts of reasons, it’s very different when a workplace looks and feels diminished because of a death. 

  • How rituals can help grief
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    How rituals can help grief

    Reflecting on her own experiences of loss, Elaine Mansfield talks about the power of facing grief using rituals as a tool of empowerment. 

  • Dealing with grief
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    Dealing with grief

    There is no right or wrong way to deal with the loss of a loved one. The grieving process is rough and it’s different for everyone. It’s not just a matter of coping with a loss, but coping with change, and that takes time.